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W3C Weekly News - 3 December 2003

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Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 15:27:30 -0500
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                             W3C Weekly News

                      17 November - 2 December 2003

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W3C Presents at XML 2003

   Sixteen W3C Working Group participants and Team members present at
   XML 2003 on 7-12 December in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The conference is
   devoted to technologies based on the Extensible Markup Language
   (XML). W3C is staffing booth #117 with live demonstrations of W3C
   work in action. We look forward to meeting with you at dedicated
   sessions and the Town Hall meetings.


Call for Papers Extended: Making Visualizations of Complex Information

   The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative's Research and Development
   Interest Group is extending the call for papers for its
   teleconference on the accessibility and visualization of complex
   information. We are seeking position papers from researchers and
   practitioners (academia, industry, government, consulting) on state
   of the art work in visualization technologies. Position papers are
   due 12 December. The telecon is tentatively 26 January 2004 and will
   include real-time transcription to ensure audio accessibility. Please
   refer to the call for papers for more information.


W3C Welcomes Members at Advisory Committee Meeting

   W3C held its semiannual Advisory Committee Meeting on 17-19 November
   in Shin Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. W3C Member organizations
   participated in two days of talks and discussion on the range of W3C
   Activities. If your organization would like to join W3C, please refer
   to the Membership page. The next Advisory Committee Meeting will be
   held 16-18 May 2004, colocated with WWW2004 in New York, NY, USA.


Jigsaw 2.2.3 Released

   Jigsaw version 2.2.3 is available for download. The new version
   features complete SSL support in WebDAV, and has fixes for stability
   and HTTP/1.1 compliance. New tools for manipulating JPEGs are in the
   package. Jigsaw is W3C's open source Web server platform implemented
   in Java. W3C thanks the many contributors to this release.


W3C Talks in December

   * Daniel Dardailler presented at Seminaire AccessiWeb in Paris,
     France on 1 December.
   * Sixteen W3C Working Group participants and W3C Team members
     present at XML 2003 in Philadelphia, PA, USA on 7-12 December.
   * Daniel Dardailler presents at Seminaire 01net e-Accessibilite:
     Internet pour tous in Paris, France on 11 December.
   * Ivan Herman presents at the Premiere Conference Pleniere STIC
     (CoPSTIC'03) in Rabat, Morocco on 11 December.

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